House of Lords debates
Thursday, 14 June 2012
- Death of a Member: Lord Archer of Sandwell — Announcement (1 speech)
My Lords, I regret to inform the House of the death of the noble and learned Lord, Lord Archer of Sandwell, earlier today. On behalf of the House, I extend our most sincere condolences to the...
- Animal Welfare — Question (15 speeches)
To ask Her Majesty's Government what initiatives they intend to pursue to protect the welfare of animals, with special regard to the long-distance transport of horses.
- Schools: Admissions — Question (12 speeches)
To ask Her Majesty's Government whether they will allow independent schools, particularly those which were formerly direct-grant grammar schools, to join the state sector on the basis of...
- Libraries — Question (21 speeches)
To ask Her Majesty's Government what action they will take to protect public libraries from closure.
- Environment: Rio+20 Conference — Question (16 speeches)
To ask Her Majesty's Government whether they intend to promote the inclusion in the outcome document of the Rio+20 conference of a commitment to the right to safe and clean drinking water and...
- Business of the House — Timing of Debates (0 speeches)
Moved By Lord Strathclyde That the debates on the Motions in the names of Lord Adonis and Baroness Jones of Whitchurch set down for today shall each be limited to 21/2 hours. Motion agreed.
- Examiner of Petitions for Private Bills — Motion to Approve (0 speeches)
Moved By The Chairman of Committees That, pursuant to Private Business Standing Order 69, Mrs K S Lawrence be appointed an Examiner of Petitions for Private Bills in place of Mr T V Mohan. Motion...
- Joint Committee on Human Rights — Membership Motion (0 speeches)
Moved By The Chairman of Committees That Baroness O'Loan be appointed a member of the Joint Committee in place of Baroness Campbell of Surbiton, resigned. Motion agreed, and a message was sent to...
- Youth Unemployment — Motion to Take Note (20 speeches)
Moved By Lord Adonis That this House takes note of the level of youth unemployment and its social consequences.
- Schools: Well-being and Personal and Social Needs — Motion to Take Note (18 speeches)
Moved By Baroness Jones of Whitchurch That this House takes note of the contribution of schools to the well-being and personal and social needs of children and young people.
- Banking Reform — Statement (27 speeches)
My Lords, I refer the House to the Statement on banking reform made in another place by my honourable friend the Financial Secretary to the Treasury, copies of which have been made available in...
- European Rail Market: EUC Report (0 speeches)
Tunnel Vision? Completing the European Rail Market
- Motion to Take Note (19 speeches)
Moved By Baroness O'Cathain That this House takes note of the Report of the European Union Committee on Tunnel Vision? Completing the European rail market (24th Report, Session 2010-12, HL Paper 229).